bible verses about Holiness

Bible Verses About Holiness

Holiness is not just an abstract concept that we talk about; it is a way of life that we are called to embrace as followers of Christ. The Bible speaks extensively about the importance of holiness and how it should permeate every aspect of our lives. From the holy ground where Moses encountered the burning bush to the seraphim in Isaiah's vision crying out, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty," the Bible is replete with references to holiness. In this collection of Bible verses on holiness, we invite you to discover the richness of God's call to holiness and the transformative power that it can have in our lives.

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58 Bible Scriptures about Holiness

And thou shalt make a mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.

Exodus, Chapter: 25, Verse: 17

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And they shall eat those things wherewith the atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanctify them: but a stranger shall not eat thereof, because they are holy.

Exodus, Chapter: 29, Verse: 33

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Seven days thou shalt make an atonement for the altar, and sanctify it; and it shall be an altar most holy: whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be holy.

Exodus, Chapter: 29, Verse: 37

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And thou shalt sanctify them, that they may be most holy: whatsoever toucheth them shall be holy.

Exodus, Chapter: 30, Verse: 29

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Upon man's flesh shall it not be poured, neither shall ye make any other like it, after the composition of it: it is holy, and it shall be holy unto you.

Exodus, Chapter: 30, Verse: 32

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And thou shalt take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle, and all that is therein, and shalt hallow it, and all the vessels thereof: and it shall be holy.

Exodus, Chapter: 40, Verse: 9

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And thou shalt put upon Aaron the holy garments, and anoint him, and sanctify him; that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.

Exodus, Chapter: 40, Verse: 13

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It shall not be baken with leaven. I have given it unto them for their portion of my offerings made by fire; it is most holy, as is the sin offering, and as the trespass offering.

Leviticus, Chapter: 6, Verse: 17

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And he poured of the anointing oil upon Aaron's head, and anointed him, to sanctify him.

Leviticus, Chapter: 8, Verse: 12

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Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin offering in the holy place, seeing it is most holy, and God hath given it you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the LORD?

Leviticus, Chapter: 10, Verse: 17

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Neither shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God; for the crown of the anointing oil of his God is upon him: I am the LORD.

Leviticus, Chapter: 21, Verse: 12

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Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.

Leviticus, Chapter: 21, Verse: 15

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Or suffer them to bear the iniquity of trespass, when they eat their holy things: for I the LORD do sanctify them.

Leviticus, Chapter: 22, Verse: 16

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But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

Leviticus, Chapter: 22, Verse: 20

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And it shall be Aaron's and his sons'; and they shall eat it in the holy place: for it is most holy unto him of the offerings of the LORD made by fire by a perpetual statute.

Leviticus, Chapter: 24, Verse: 9

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And if it be a beast, whereof men bring an offering unto the LORD, all that any man giveth of such unto the LORD shall be holy.

Leviticus, Chapter: 27, Verse: 9

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And when a man shall sanctify his house to be holy unto the LORD, then the priest shall estimate it, whether it be good or bad: as the priest shall estimate it, so shall it stand.

Leviticus, Chapter: 27, Verse: 14

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But the field, when it goeth out in the jubile, shall be holy unto the LORD, as a field devoted; the possession thereof shall be the priest's.

Leviticus, Chapter: 27, Verse: 21

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Then the priest shall reckon unto him the worth of thy estimation, even unto the year of the jubile: and he shall give thine estimation in that day, as a holy thing unto the LORD.

Leviticus, Chapter: 27, Verse: 23

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And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever passeth under the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the LORD.

Leviticus, Chapter: 27, Verse: 32

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And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering the sanctuary, and all the vessels of the sanctuary, as the camp is to set forward; after that, the sons of Kohath shall come to bear it: but they shall not touch any holy thing, lest they die. These things are the burden of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of the congregation.

Numbers, Chapter: 4, Verse: 15

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All the days of the vow of his separation there shall no rasor come upon his head: until the days be fulfilled, in the which he separateth himself unto the LORD, he shall be holy, and shall let the locks of the hair of his head grow.

Numbers, Chapter: 6, Verse: 5

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All the days that he separateth himself unto the LORD he shall come at no dead body.

Numbers, Chapter: 6, Verse: 6

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He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

Numbers, Chapter: 6, Verse: 7

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All the days of his separation he is holy unto the LORD.

Numbers, Chapter: 6, Verse: 8

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That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be holy unto your God.

Numbers, Chapter: 15, Verse: 40

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And he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will shew who are his, and who is holy; and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he hath chosen will he cause to come near unto him.

Numbers, Chapter: 16, Verse: 5

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All the firstling males that come of thy herd and of thy flock thou shalt sanctify unto the LORD thy God: thou shalt do no work with the firstling of thy bullock, nor shear the firstling of thy sheep.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 15, Verse: 19

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And if there be any blemish therein, as if it be lame, or blind, or have any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 15, Verse: 21

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And of Levi he said, Let thy Thummim and thy Urim be with thy holy one, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah;

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 33, Verse: 8

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And she said unto her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is an holy man of God, which passeth by us continually.

2 Kings, Chapter: 4, Verse: 9

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And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions of the singers and the porters, every day his portion: and they sanctified holy things unto the Levites; and the Levites sanctified them unto the children of Aaron.

Nehemiah, Chapter: 12, Verse: 47

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As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.

Psalm, Chapter: 17, Verse: 15

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I will wash mine hands in innocency: so will I compass thine altar, O LORD:

Psalm, Chapter: 26, Verse: 6

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And it shall come to pass, that he that is left in Zion, and he that remaineth in Jerusalem, shall be called holy, even every one that is written among the living in Jerusalem:

Isaiah, Chapter: 4, Verse: 3

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And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

Isaiah, Chapter: 35, Verse: 8

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The people of thy holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.

Isaiah, Chapter: 63, Verse: 18

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A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 17, Verse: 12

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And the whole valley of the dead bodies, and of the ashes, and all the fields unto the brook of Kidron, unto the corner of the horse gate toward the east, shall be holy unto the LORD; it shall not be plucked up, nor thrown down any more for ever.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 31, Verse: 40

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He measured it by the four sides: it had a wall round about, five hundred reeds long, and five hundred broad, to make a separation between the sanctuary and the profane place.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 42, Verse: 20

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And ye have not kept the charge of mine holy things: but ye have set keepers of my charge in my sanctuary for yourselves.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 44, Verse: 8

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And they shall not sell of it, neither exchange, nor alienate the firstfruits of the land: for it is holy unto the LORD.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 48, Verse: 14

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And it is a rare thing that the king requireth, and there is none other that can shew it before the king, except the gods, whose dwelling is not with flesh.

Daniel, Chapter: 2, Verse: 11

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Then answered Haggai, and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, saith the LORD; and so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean.

Haggai, Chapter: 2, Verse: 14

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Then said the Lord to him, Put off thy shoes from thy feet: for the place where thou standest is holy ground.

Acts, Chapter: 7, Verse: 33

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And the voice spake unto him again the second time, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.

Acts, Chapter: 10, Verse: 15

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But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.

Acts, Chapter: 11, Verse: 9

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For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.

Romans, Chapter: 11, Verse: 16

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But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

Romans, Chapter: 13, Verse: 14

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Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 7, Verse: 1

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That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;

1 Thessalonians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 4

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But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.

1 Timothy, Chapter: 4, Verse: 7

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And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all;

Hebrews, Chapter: 9, Verse: 3

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For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.

Hebrews, Chapter: 12, Verse: 10

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But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;

1 Peter, Chapter: 1, Verse: 15

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Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

1 Peter, Chapter: 1, Verse: 16

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Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

1 John, Chapter: 3, Verse: 9

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Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.

Revelation, Chapter: 3, Verse: 4

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